June 24, 2019, 8:57am

BARBRA STREISAND

AUGUST 6th AT THE UNITED CENTER

TICKETS ON SALE MONDAY, JULY 1ST

Barbra Streisand sounded like diamonds. And porcelain and a freshly drawn bath and consommé.”  The New York Times

Monday, June 24, 2019. Chicago, IL – For Immediate Release. Barbra Streisand will bring her legendary live performance back to Chicago’s United Center for one night only – August 6th, it was announced today by her longtime manager Marty Erlichman.

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June 10, 2019, 6:29pm

DIRECT FROM LONDON TO NEW YORK – BARBRA STREISAND

SATURDAY, AUGUST 3RD – MADISON SQUARE GARDEN

BACK IN HER GARDEN FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 13 YEARS!

“Barbra Streisand sounded like diamonds. And porcelain and a freshly drawn bath and consommé.” The New York Times

Friday, June 7th – New York, NY – For Immediate Release. Barbra Streisand will bring her legendary live performance home to New York City’s Madison Square Garden for the first time in 13 years it … Read more »

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May 01, 2019, 4:04pm

I was shocked to hear that John Singleton is gone. I was so pleased that he asked me to sign for him to get into the Directors Guild. I was honored to do so.

RIP John

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/30/movies/john-singleton-interview.htmlRead more »

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March 23, 2019, 4:52pm

I am profoundly sorry for any pain or misunderstanding I caused by not choosing my words more carefully about Michael Jackson and his victims, because the words as printed do not reflect my true feelings. I didn’t mean to dismiss the trauma these boys experienced in any way. Like all survivors of sexual assault, they will have to carry this for the rest of their lives. I feel deep remorse and I hope that James and Wade know that I … Read more »

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March 07, 2019, 3:57am

Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park – Barbra Streisand

The ultimate icon in London

Sunday 7th July 2019

Year after year, Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park brings the greatest artists to the stage in Hyde Park. This year, a true icon, pioneer and one of the most important artists of the last half-century will make her BST Hyde Park debut – Barbra Streisand. 
 
Known for her hit songs – ‘Guilty’, ‘Woman In Love’, ‘The Way We Were’, … Read more »

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February 22, 2019, 8:47pm

I want to thank Norman Lear and Dr. Michael Oppenheimer for their kind words.

And many thanks to UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability for this wonderful award. I am humbled and honored.

After Chernobyl in 1986, when I read about the clouds of radiation moving across the world and contaminating the air, the food and the water, I was frightened to death…and horrified by the fire in the reactor that couldn’t be put out for 10 days. A Read more »

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December 01, 2018, 12:06pm

Two years ago this week, I was honored to invite our 41st President and First Lady to my first ever concert in Texas. They came to my dressing room before the show and we exchanged gifts. I’m glad he and Barbara are together again. RIP.… Read more »

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November 04, 2018, 7:03pm

It’s always upsetting when my words are taken out of context.

Here is the truth. When I started working on my 1976 movie, A Star is Born, I tried to get my friend Sydney Pollack to direct it. I hired Frank Pierson to rewrite the screenplay, but then he told me he wouldn’t do a second draft unless he also directed the film. And since Sydney was unavailable and we had to start shooting, I had to agree to … Read more »

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November 03, 2018, 6:21pm

I cloned Sammie once when she died… yet I keep hearing I cloned her two times. You can get a litter of puppies from one cloning… and that’s what we got. I also read that I cloned her in Korea… also untrue. It was in the USA. The cost was half of what they say!

I explained my reasons in this article which I feel I must share again.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/02/style/barbra-streisand-cloned-her-dog.htmlRead more »

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November 03, 2018, 4:10pm

Click here to order the new album WALLS from Barbra Streisand.… Read more »

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June 10, 2019, 6:29pm

DIRECT FROM LONDON TO NEW YORK – BARBRA STREISAND

SATURDAY, AUGUST 3RD – MADISON SQUARE GARDEN

BACK IN HER GARDEN FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 13 YEARS!

“Barbra Streisand sounded like diamonds. And porcelain and a freshly drawn bath and consommé.” The New York Times

Friday, June 7th – New York, NY – For Immediate Release. Barbra Streisand will bring her legendary live performance home to New York City’s Madison Square Garden for the first time in 13 years it … Read more »

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May 01, 2019, 4:04pm

I was shocked to hear that John Singleton is gone. I was so pleased that he asked me to sign for him to get into the Directors Guild. I was honored to do so.

RIP John

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/30/movies/john-singleton-interview.htmlRead more »

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March 23, 2019, 4:52pm

I am profoundly sorry for any pain or misunderstanding I caused by not choosing my words more carefully about Michael Jackson and his victims, because the words as printed do not reflect my true feelings. I didn’t mean to dismiss the trauma these boys experienced in any way. Like all survivors of sexual assault, they will have to carry this for the rest of their lives. I feel deep remorse and I hope that James and Wade know that I … Read more »

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February 22, 2019, 8:47pm

I want to thank Norman Lear and Dr. Michael Oppenheimer for their kind words.

And many thanks to UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability for this wonderful award. I am humbled and honored.

After Chernobyl in 1986, when I read about the clouds of radiation moving across the world and contaminating the air, the food and the water, I was frightened to death…and horrified by the fire in the reactor that couldn’t be put out for 10 days. A Read more »

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December 01, 2018, 12:06pm

Two years ago this week, I was honored to invite our 41st President and First Lady to my first ever concert in Texas. They came to my dressing room before the show and we exchanged gifts. I’m glad he and Barbara are together again. RIP.… Read more »

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October 02, 2018, 4:00pm

The Artist as Citizen

For those who are encouraged and inspired by my art, you make what I do worthwhile – – thank you, dearly. For those who tell me to “keep my mouth shut,” here is my response. It’s as true today as it was nearly 25 years ago when I spoke these words:

President Kennedy was the first to suggest the creation of the National Endowment for the Arts. Well aware that art can be controversial, he concluded, “[the artist] must often
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August 26, 2018, 11:16am

He was a good senator and a good man who never lost his sense of humor. He was unafraid to speak out against his own party and even helped me in the fight against women’s heart disease! He will be sorely missed. 

Related: John McCain Singing Barbra Streisand Is ‘One of the Greatest’ SNLSkits, Says Vietnam POW PalRead more »

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May 18, 2018, 7:36pm

Bethesda, Maryland – May 15, 2018

Thank you, Dr. Collins, for your work to improve human health, including the Human Genome Project and the “All of Us” Precision Medicine Biobank. And thank you all for making me feel so welcome.

NIH is known for its world-renowned trailblazing medical research. The closest thing I have to a medical credential is my role in What’s Up, Doc?

So I’m honored to have been invited to speak about my work for gender equity … Read more »

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January 19, 2018, 4:14pm

By Barbra Streisand.

Women are now proving they are powerful when they stick together and are unafraid to speak truth to power… unafraid to stand arm in arm with EVERY American and find a way forward together. Many of us were at the history-making march last year when Donald Trump was inaugurated, and we were hoping against hope that some good would come out of this Administration. Unfortunately, day-by-day, Trump has provided us – – both by his actions and … Read more »

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January 08, 2018, 2:58am

Here’s a terrible fact—

There has not been a single woman who has won the Golden Globe for Best Director since I was fortunate enough to win it for Yentl in 1984…that’s 34 years ago!    Not right!

More women should be directing!

In my humble opinion, I was very disappointed that director Dee Rees and her powerful film Mudbound wasn’t even nominated.

I also would have liked to see director Patty Jenkins and her exciting film Wonder Woman be recognized

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July 27, 2015, 5:00am

On some of the highest profile issues in the country, Republicans have painted themselves into a corner. Republican strategists and pundits have wasted hours of breath and gallons of ink agonizing over their party’s nasty response to America’s growing acceptance of LGBT equality; and they’ve agonized ad nauseum about how they can win a larger share of the increasingly critical Latino vote even as their candidates reflexively attack immigrants.

In both cases, the party’s wise men are publicly flummoxed by … Read more »

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July 27, 2015, 4:00am

Zombies Against Medicare

By Paul Krugman- New York Times.

Medicare turns 50 this week, and it has been a very good half-century. Before the program went into effect, Ronald Reagan warned that it would destroy American freedom; it didn’t, as far as anyone can tell. What it did do was provide a huge improvement in financial security for seniors and their families, and in many cases it has literally been a lifesaver as well.

But the right has never abandoned … Read more »

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July 22, 2015, 12:00pm

New York Times.

A hidden-camera video released last week purported to show that Planned Parenthood illegally sells tissue from aborted fetuses. It shows nothing of the sort. But it is the latest in a series of unrelenting attacks on Planned Parenthood, which offers health care services to millions of people every year. The politicians howling to defund Planned Parenthood care nothing about the truth here, being perfectly willing to undermine women’s reproductive rights any way they can.

With Planned Parenthood … Read more »

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July 21, 2015, 2:00am

Women who develop slight but detectable deficits in memory and mental acuity late in life tend to decline faster than men with mild impairment, researchers reported on Tuesday.

Some two-thirds of the five million Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women, a disparity that is partly because women live longer. Researchers have searched in vain for decades to determine other reasons.

The authors of the new study, who presented their work at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Washington, said their … Read more »

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July 21, 2015, 2:00am

By LAWRENCE LESSIG

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — FOR the first time in modern history, the leading issue concerning voters in the upcoming presidential election, according to a recent Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll, is that “wealthy individuals and corporations will have too much influence over who wins.” Five years after the Supreme Court gave corporations and unions the right to spend unlimited amounts in political campaigns, voters have had enough.

Republican candidates, including Chris Christie, Ted Cruz and Lindsey Graham, and … Read more »

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July 20, 2015, 11:00am

Scientific research has a gender gap, and not just among humans. In many disciplines, the animals used to study diseases and drugs are overwhelmingly male, which may significantly reduce the reliability of research and lead to drugs that won’t work in half the population.

A new study published in the journal Nature Neuroscience suggests that research done on male animals may not hold up for women. Its authors reported that hypersensitivity to pain works differently in male and female mice. … Read more »

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July 17, 2015, 2:00am

By Paul Krugman.

Hillary Clinton gave her first big economic speech on Monday, and progressives were by and large gratified. For Mrs. Clinton’s core message was that the federal government can and should use its influence to push for higher wages.

Conservatives, however — at least those who could stop chanting “Benghazi! Benghazi! Benghazi!” long enough to pay attention — seemed bemused. They believe that Ronald Reagan proved that government is the problem, not the solution. So wasn’t Mrs. Clinton … Read more »

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July 14, 2015, 5:00am

By Emily Leslie – The Washington Times – Sunday, July 12, 2015

Barbra Streisand continues to fight the No. 1 killer of women in the United States: heart disease. As co-founder of the Women’s Heart Alliance, the entertainer is addressing gender disparity in medical research and calling for action on women’s heart health.

“Women are the center of the family, and every woman lost is someone’s mother, wife, daughter, sister, aunt or friend,” she said at The New York Times’ … Read more »

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July 14, 2015, 3:00am

Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter has taken an important step toward repealing the Pentagon’s ban on open service by transgender troops, a discriminatory policy that has cut short the careers of talented service members and forced thousands to serve in silence.

The Pentagon is making this move nearly four years after it began allowing gay and lesbian service members to serve openly. Critics had long warned that changing that policy would weaken the armed forces and hurt morale. In fact, … Read more »

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July 10, 2015, 12:00pm

By NICHOLAS ST. FLEUR

Climate change has narrowed the range where bumblebees are found in North America and Europe in recent decades, according to a study published Thursday.

The paper, published in the journal Science, suggests that warming temperatures have caused bumblebee populations to retreat from the southern limits of their travels by as much as 190 miles since the 1970s.

Logic would suggest that the northern reaches of their home turf would shift to higher latitudes by a corresponding … Read more »

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November 04, 2018, 7:03pm

It’s always upsetting when my words are taken out of context.

Here is the truth. When I started working on my 1976 movie, A Star is Born, I tried to get my friend Sydney Pollack to direct it. I hired Frank Pierson to rewrite the screenplay, but then he told me he wouldn’t do a second draft unless he also directed the film. And since Sydney was unavailable and we had to start shooting, I had to agree to … Read more »

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November 03, 2018, 6:21pm

I cloned Sammie once when she died… yet I keep hearing I cloned her two times. You can get a litter of puppies from one cloning… and that’s what we got. I also read that I cloned her in Korea… also untrue. It was in the USA. The cost was half of what they say!

I explained my reasons in this article which I feel I must share again.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/02/style/barbra-streisand-cloned-her-dog.htmlRead more »

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March 18, 2018, 11:21am

To clarity misinformation in a story issued by local Los Angeles television station, KABC, the nature of cloning occasionally results in the birth of a litter rather than a single animal. The cloning procedure in this case resulted in a litter of four beautiful puppies, three of which survived. The KABC story was inaccurate in it’s headline which stated that Ms. Streisand had had beloved Coton de Tuléar, Samantha, cloned twice. The fact is that in using the DNA of … Read more »

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March 13, 2018, 6:35pm

After putting out an article (on this website) about how fake news gets almost double the tweets than real news, I felt really sad. Why are people so drawn to insults and negativity? Why do fake stories sell more than true ones ? Is it human nature? It was disconcerting to see, in an article about me, how an anecdote about “the boys club” on a set gets turned into a vicious piece of nonsense. I was talking about a … Read more »

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March 05, 2018, 5:39pm

When I do an interview, I like to be quoted accurately. I also expect the truth to be told, with facts checked.

This is why I’m reluctant to give interviews without having quote approval. In last week’s Variety article, they mistakenly made it sound like I didn’t want to be in Funny Girl! What??? I fought hard for that part! How could they make that mistake? I loved the character of Fanny Brice (they even misspelled her name Franny).… Read more »

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December 02, 2014, 7:37am

That’s what the GOP senator who’ll be taking control of the environment committee told me several years ago.

By David Corn – MotherJones.com

The recent news on the front page of the New York Times was stark. As thousands of diplomats were gathering in Lima, Peru, to work on an agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions, scientists and climate policy experts were warning

that it now may be impossible to prevent the temperature of the planet’s atmosphere from rising by … Read more »

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June 28, 2012, 3:00am

Larry Kramer does not need me to publicize his beautiful play. It stands on its own. For the last time – I will answer his complaints, which rewrite history.

When I saw the play in 1985 I was very moved and immediately contacted Larry to acquire the rights. After going through several drafts with Larry, I hired another writer to develop a screenplay that was faithful to Larry’s play — but adapting it to make it more cinematic. It was … Read more »

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June 15, 2012, 10:00am

2cents…..

Haahaa…. If my sweet wife and I can ever get out of bed
(somedays it’s noon)… I have long planned to paper our vintage barn’s
outhouse walls, with these excremental egested rag articles that are
void of even a sniff of truth. Of course, she has held me back with
her gift for perfect decor. But I still say my idea is more
authentic,… Haahaa. Right?

Hillary and Bill Clinton have been friends now since I first
met them … Read more »

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May 22, 2012, 2:00am

“The most truthful part of a newspaper is the advertisements”

—Thomas Jefferson… Read more »

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May 02, 2012, 6:00am

Boy, Barbra must sell a lot of papers.  That tabloid keeps re-telling the same lies.… Read more »

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June 12, 2018, 5:41pm
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June 11, 2018, 7:10am

Hollywood, Calif. – Sunday, June 10, 2018 – #NetflixFYSEE – Barbra Streisand and Netflix announced a new content deal today from the 2018 Netflix FYSee closing night celebration which featured Streisand in conversation with Jamie Foxx in support of Barbra: The Music… The Mem’ries… The Magic! Netflix audiences worldwide will soon enjoy a fresh selection of content from the Streisand library including award-winning:

  • My Name Is Barbra (1965),
  • Color Me Barbra (1966),
  • Barbra Streisand: A Happening in Central Park (1968),
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May 18, 2018, 5:06pm
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May 16, 2018, 5:35pm

Singer, actress, director & philanthropist to meet health leaders to advance gender equity research and ensure women’s heart disease is a health policy priority

Washington, D.C.  (May 15, 2018) — Barbra Streisand, co-founder of the Women’s Heart Alliance, was in the nation’s capitol today to deliver the prestigious J. Edward Rall Cultural Lecture at the National Institutes of Health and raise awareness about women’s heart health and cardiovascular disease (CVD), which kills more women each year in the U.S. than … Read more »

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March 22, 2018, 6:07am

In an ovation-filled evening, Barbra Streisand received the Paley Media Center’s coveted Icon Tribute Award from that organization’s  CEO and President Maureen Reidy, culminating an evening of laughter and surprising revelations as television’s noted power producer and lifelong Streisand fan, Ryan Murphy, engaged in  a conversation of candor, truth, wit and charm with the star.

As the Los Angeles Times described the occasion (in a story headlined  Barbra Streisand opens the Annual Paley Fest on a high note,)  “Friday’s salute … Read more »

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March 10, 2018, 2:48pm

Attn. Streisand Foundation Staff & Ms. Streisand.

We are writing to you from The Pet Fund, the largest national nonprofit that pays for veterinary care for those who cannot afford it. After reading media sources report criticism regarding your recent successful dog cloning, we wanted to send our support for your decision for two reasons: first, cloning is an important aspect of cancer research, and second, the response to losing a pet is a process no one has the right … Read more »

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March 04, 2018, 4:46pm
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February 27, 2018, 7:26pm

Click here to read the article.

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January 09, 2018, 8:07am
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December 05, 2017, 6:12pm

Enter for your chance to win one of eight autographed programs from Barbra’s The Music… The Mem’ries… The Magic! Tour #8DaysOfBarbra http://barbrastreisand.com/8daysofbarbra/

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